Winter Woodlot Tour Invitation - Forests for Islanders

Watershed organizations from Wheatley, Hunter-Clyde and West River, working with the PEI Departments of Agriculture and Forestry, and Tourism and Culture would like to invite the public to attend the fifth annual Winter Woodlot Tour on Saturday, January 31st, 2015.

This free event will run from 9:00 AM -1:00 PM at the Brookvale Nordic Centre (#1800, Rte 13, Brookvale). Storm date is Saturday February 14th.

The Brookvale Nordic Ski Centre is a fantastic facility that provides diverse winter recreational activities on lands with a traditional Island history of resource use - farming, early forestry styles, transitioning to modern forestry and allowing for public use of public lands.

Tour features

Stream Enhancement Programs
Winter Obstacle course
Forestry Programs
Snowshoeing & skiing
Island Winter Wildlife
Chainsaw Maintenance and Safety
Maple syrup treats
Birds of Prey
Value Added Wood Products
Birding P.E.I.
Many other interesting displays and presentations

This annual event is intended to give Islanders a taste of what our forests can do for us, both as a resource and as an important part of our Island environment. Bring the whole family and enjoy a day of winter fun and camaraderie. There is no charge to attend. The lodge will be open to warm up and, as always, there is free hot cider.

Experts from the Department of Agriculture and Forestry and other organizations will be on hand to answer any questions you may have regarding Forests, Wildlife and Watershed management. There is no charge to attend this special event and there will be a heated tent with free hot cider.

For more information, please contact me or visit us on Facebook, P.E.I. Winter Woodlot Tour 2015. Please pass along this invitation to individuals and/or organizations that may be interested in attending.

Karalee McAskill
Watershed Coordinator
Cornwall and Area Watershed Group (CAWG)
Facebook: Cornwall Watershed

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Welcome To Cornwall – So much to offer…

Cornwall is a young, vibrant growing Town with many things to offer. The Town is located on the Trans Canada Highway, west of Charlottetown. It is bordered by the North River to the east and the West River to the south and west. Cornwall’s location along the Province’s main transportation route between the Confederation Bridge and the Capital City gives it advantages for many types of economic activity including residential development, retailing, tourism, warehousing and light manufacturing. Cornwall is located within a 30 to 90 minute drive of all major points of access to and from the Island. Check out our locator map on this site for a visual description.

In 2011, the Town of Cornwall had a population of 5,162, representing a percentage change of 10.4% from 2006. This compares to the national average growth of 5.9%.

Come and experience the warm and friendly hospitality that our Town has to offer. Cornwall has a variety of restaurants and accommodations for all visitor’s needs. If you feel like going on a scenic walk through the woods, take advantage of our groomed trail at Hyde Park. Visit our “Residents" section for more details. Cornwall also offers Trius Transit passes and tickets to Charlottetown and Stratford for your convenience.

Check out our events calendar for updated listings of upcoming events in the Town. These events are designed to have something that interest everyone.

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6:00 pm Yoga Flow I (60 Minutes)
Yoga Flow I (60 Minutes)
Jan 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Physical poses are presented in a sequence, flowing one to the next. The class follows a set sequence of asana but is presented at a slower, more relaxed pace. There is only minimal focus on[...]
7:00 pm Let’s Go Walking Go!Cornwall
Let’s Go Walking Go!Cornwall
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Looking for something great to start off the New Year? This will be a leader guided program for all ages, ability levels and activity levels and is meant to offer a fun opportunity to walk[...]
7:15 pm Yoga Flow II Class (60 Minutes)
Yoga Flow II Class (60 Minutes)
Jan 26 @ 7:15 pm – 8:15 pm
The class offers a well-rounded practice as a set sequence and is designed to be completed in one hour. Thus, it is suitable for those who have limited time to devote to a yoga practice,[...]
7:30 pm Pickleball
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
It is a mixture between Ping Pong, Tennis, and Badminton and is very fun to play. This sport has been up and running in Cornwall and we encourage you to try it! Please contact Tom[...]
1:00 pm Snowshoeing – Go!Cornwall
Snowshoeing – Go!Cornwall
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm
Snowshoeing is easy to learn, virtually inexpensive (compared to other winter sports), poses little risk of injury and is a great way to exert energy during the cold winter months. Join us weekly as we[...]